Snowdonia appeal

Snowdonia's rangers are constantly working to maintain the pathways. Now, after completing their most extensive review of the landscape to date, they urgently need your help to get repairs underway on two and a half miles of the path network

Walkers on the footpath towards Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia, Wales
Ranger with a pick-axe working on footpath repairs, South Ridge of Snowdon in the background.

Snowdonia needs your help

With your support, vital paths and routes in Snowdonia that are in desperate need of repair can be restored. Please support this appeal and help protect Snowdonia. Find out why and what we need to do, and how your dontations are already helping.

How the appeal adds up

  • We look after 12% of the Snowdonia National Park
  • There are thought to be only 1,000 adult Snowdon Beetles left in the wild habitat
  • Around 10 million people visit Snowdonia National Park each year

Donate to Snowdonia appeal

Please select an amount

Egryn, South Snowdonia
£10 would go towards the cost of creating a new upland footpath
£25 would help us repair 25cm of stone steps in Coed Aberglaslyn Woods in Gwynedd
Aberglaslyn Pass in Beddgelert, Snowdonia
Snowdonia footpath team working below Tryfan
£40 would buy a tonne of stone to repair the Bochlwyd Path in Snowdonia
Or enter your own amount
Snowdonia appeal's new footpath team

Introducing our new Snowdonia footpath team 

Meet the team who are going to be hard at work repairing over 2.5 miles of critically eroded footpaths in Snowdonia.

The Snowdonia Rainbow beetle (Snowdon beetle)

Snowdonia's wildlife needs our help 

Snowdonia’s dramatic scenery sets the stage for some of the most varied and fascinating wildlife in the UK. Find out more about the rare plants and wildlife that have a home in Snowdonia and why we're appealing for your support to help preserve them.

Ranger with a pick-axe working on footpath repairs, South Ridge of Snowdon in the background.

'Pitch in' for Snowdonia's paths

Learn about how you can 'pitch in' and become part of the team working to prevent erosion from damaging our precious upland habitats.

Visitors climbing steps by the Glaslyn river, Craflwyn and Beddgelert
Visitors climbing steps by the Glaslyn river, Craflwyn and Beddgelert, Wales
Visitors climbing steps by the Glaslyn river, Craflwyn and Beddgelert
Un o geidwaid yr Ymddiriedolaeth Genedlaethol yn gweithio ar un o’r llwybrau niferus sydd angen eu trwsio yn Eryri

Helpwch ni i warchod byd natur bregus Eryri 

Mae ceidwaid Eryri yn gweithio’n ddi-baid i gynnal y llwybrau. Ac ar ôl cwblhau arolwg trwyadl o gyflwr y rhwydwaith yn ddiweddar mae angen eich help chi arnyn nhw er mwyn dechrau gwneud gwaith brys i drwsio dwy filltir a hanner o lwybrau troed.

" We're asking all those who admire and enjoy the beauty of Snowdonia to help us repair the paths that will keep Snowdonia looking spectacular for many years to come."
- Rhys Thomas, Snowdonia Ranger

Snowdonia's fragile paths

Snowdonia is a spectacular piece of countryside. Will you help restore it's fragile paths for nature and future visitors?

Why give to the National Trust?

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the outdoor spaces in our care. Not only do our supporters help to conserve beautiful landscapes and protect precious plants and wildlife. But they also ensure that future generations have places they can find freedom from everyday life, reconnect with the natural world and make memories to treasure. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work in the outdoors at this special place. With your support, we can continue to protect the irreplaceable. For everyone, for ever.

Donate now and help protect Snowdonia